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Condom negotiation and use among female sex workers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23196858     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We examined condom-use negotiation strategies and condom use among 81 female sex workers (FSWs) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Percentages of FSWs who did not negotiate condom use or could not describe a negotiation strategy with native clients, foreign clients, and non-paying partners were 15.0, 29.0 and 67.6 %, respectively. The most common negotiation strategy used was "provision of risk information" for native clients (43.8 %) and non-paying partners (26.5 %), and "direct request" for foreign clients (39.5 %). About half could not describe more than one negotiation strategy. Consistent condom use was high with native clients (98.8 %), yet comparatively lower with foreign clients (86.9 %) and non-paying partners (26.5 %). FSWs who did not negotiate or did not know how to negotiate condom use were less likely to report condom use with non-paying regular partners. Future interventions should enhance condom negotiation strategies between FSWs and all partner types.
Thanh Cong Bui; Christine M Markham; Ly T H Tran; R Palmer Beasley; Michael W Ross
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AIDS and behavior     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1573-3254     ISO Abbreviation:  AIDS Behav     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-01     Completed Date:  2013-08-06     Revised Date:  2014-02-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9712133     Medline TA:  AIDS Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  612-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cambodia / epidemiology
Condoms* / statistics & numerical data,  utilization
Educational Status
HIV Infections / epidemiology,  prevention & control,  psychology*
Health Behavior
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Power (Psychology)
Risk Factors
Sex Workers / psychology*,  statistics & numerical data
Sexual Behavior / psychology*,  statistics & numerical data
Sexual Partners* / psychology
Grant Support

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